Located in southeastern Mindanao, Davao offers diverse travel experiences set in lush natural landscapes — from fine white sand beaches to highlands with refreshing cool climates. The region consists of the provinces of Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur and Davao Oriental. Davao City is the regional centre, and its Francisco Bangoy International Airport is the third busiest airport in the country.

Whether you prefer relaxing islands or scaling the highest peak in the Philippines, Davao always delivers adventure.

Aliwagwag Falls

Aliwagwag Falls is the highest waterfalls in the Philippines. The falls stand at around 335.28 metres above sea level with over a hundred tiers and has been nicknamed the “Stairway to Heaven.”

Mahayhay Cave

Mahayahay Cave is a spelunking site with interesting stalactites, stalagmites, pools of water and small fruit bats. Explore the animal sanctuaries and hiking trails at the nearby 100-hectare Camp Manuel T. Yan Ecotourism and Tribal Park at Nabunturan.

Eden Nature Park

This is an eco-friendly tourist destination that offers activities such as camping, trekking, horseback riding, fishing and even zip-lining. It’s also a paradise for foodies seeking fresh, organically grown delights.

Tagbibinta Falls

Discover the one-of-a-kind rafflesia flower and be mesmerized by the stunning seven-tier cascades of the Tagbibinta Falls. Take a dip on the folkloric Marangig Falls and the therapeutic waters of the Mainit Hot Springs.

See the Philippine Eagle

Enjoy several animal encounters — from the reptiles at the Crocodile Park to the majestic Philippine Eagle at the Philippine Eagle Centre. The Philippine Eagle is one of the world’s largest and most rare eagles.

Samal Island, Davao del Norte

The Island Garden City of Samal, arguably the largest resort city in the Philippines, is situated within the coast of the Davao Gulf. Take your pick from nearly 70 resorts around the island, with accommodations ranging from modest to extravagant­– all offering opportunities for snorkelling, diving and island-hopping.

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